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Post by pixel » Sat May 25, 2019 3:42 am

End of an era: Pacman Jones retires


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Post by pixel » Sat May 25, 2019 3:47 am

Bandit wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 8:47 pm

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Thu May 23, 2019 4:53 am
God, Aaron Rodgers is just the best person to hate. :olol:

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Post by Bandit » Sat May 25, 2019 4:13 am

My biggest Pac-Man memory was when he was on the Cowboys for a minute and the NFL tried so hard to rehab his image. James Brown was throwing him all kinds of softball questions just trying to get him to say he's going to avoid strip clubs after the shooting. He refuses to go along with it and says something like "What? No, I'm still going to strip clubs."

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Post by pixel » Sat May 25, 2019 7:26 am

:olol: :olol: :olol:


Pacman wrote:I like-a the strip clubs
Me too, buddy. Me too.

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Post by Bandit » Sat May 25, 2019 7:57 am

I want a Pacman 30 For 30 episode.




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Post by Big Boss Man » Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:36 am

https://www.si.com/nfl/2019/06/13/kelle ... an-elderly

CTE often gets brought up in cases like this, but in this instance, it's been said otherwise

"“CTE will bring out genetic problems and make them worse. However, you have to balance that with this: The overwhelming majority of people who commit the kind of acts that Kellen Winslow is alleged to have committed didn’t play football in the NFL. CTE wasn’t why they did what they did.”
Robert Cantu, professor of neurology and neurosurgery at Boston University"

Although he was claiming CTE as a defence

https://www.si.com/nfl/2018/06/16/kelle ... te-defense

But it can only be diagnosed after death so they'll need to do a study on his brain then to determine whether it was due to CTE or not.

“Kellen does have CTE, there’s no two ways about it,” said one source close to the Winslow family.

“The way I view CTE is: Just like any debilitating brain disorder, it will bring out genetic problems and make them worse,” says Dr. Robert Cantu, professor of neurology and neurosurgery at Boston University. “If you were genetically programmed to have a problem with, for instance, aberrant sexual behavior, put CTE on top of it and it’s just like pouring kerosene on a fire.

“However, you have to balance that with this: The overwhelming majority of people who commit the kind of acts that Kellen Winslow is alleged to have committed didn’t play football in the NFL, didn’t have repetitive head trauma, and, clearly, CTE wasn’t why they did what they did.”

Dr. Grahame Simpson, a professor at Australia’s Griffith University and director of the Ingham Institute’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research Group, has studied the link between inappropriate sexual behavior and traumatic brain injuries. Simpson emphasizes that the injuries of the patients he works with are not what you would find with former professional football players—they have suffered a specific event that would be categorized as a traumatic brain injury (such as car accident victims). In Simpson’s study of those severely injured patients, a small minority (8.9 percent) of the subjects displayed inappropriate sexual behaviors, more than half of which were categorized as “inappropriate sexual talk.”

If this is the case, after what happened with Aaron Hernandez, could this put the spotlight on the NFL, colleges and even high schools to protect players?. This isn't exclusive to football either, but any contact sports where trauma to the head/neck can occur.

We always have to walk carefully,” Simpson says. “When I first started working, a lot of people with mild [brain] injuries weren’t believed because the CT scans didn’t pick up the neuronal damage they had experienced.” But, he adds: “You have, theoretically, hundreds of athletes suffering from CTE. Why would this individual, but not the other 99 percent, be participating in this kind of severe behavior?”

You could argue though he is more severely affected and/or his part of the brain affected causes impulsive and wildly inappropriate behaviours.

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Re: NFL Thread

Post by Bandit » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:30 am

Not everything is CTE. Some people are just naturally awful. I think rape is beyond just an impulse control problem.

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